Lot 411: ENGLISH SILVER-PLATE KEROSENE BANQUET LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ENGLISH SILVER-PLATE KEROSENE BANQUET LAMP, double-handled urn-form base with mythological themed decoration including cherubs on each face, nickel-finish drop-in font with original and complete burner. Topped with a Baccarat-style bead and prism shade, signed "MATADOR/IRIS/BRENNER" slip chimney. England.
Condition Report: Virtually undamaged with the drop-in font having a moderate dent to the side and a minor dent to the embossed cap, one prism lacking the bottom section, a few prisms with minute imperfections.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 20" HOA, 14" H to top of the burner, 4 3/4" SQ base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.